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South Hilo Crime Report: Aug. 10–16, 2018

August 16, 2018, 4:12 PM HST
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Hawai‘i Police Department’s South Hilo Community Police responded to three burglaries, two vehicle thefts and five vehicle break-ins over the seven-day period from Friday through Thursday, Aug. 10 to 16.

One of the vehicles was recovered by the time this report was published.

The complete list of crime locations and dates are as follows:

3 BURGLARIES

  1. On Aug. 12, between 4:28 a.m. and 5:19 a.m., unknown suspect(s) broke into a
    business, located near the 100 block on Kekuanaoa Street. Louvers were removed from a glass window on the side of the building to make entry. The suspect(s) removed a tool bag containing misc. hand tools and keys to the business truck. A 2005 white Nissan Frontier truck was removed from the property, then later returned along with the keys. Missing from the truck is a diamond plated truck box containing misc. tools. The video surveillance camera at the business was also removed.
  2. Between Aug. 10, at 2:30 p.m. and Aug. 12, at 11:10 a.m., unknown suspect(s) broke into a school on Waianuenue Avenue, and stole misc. tools. The rear door to a classroom was pried open to gain entry.
  3. Between Aug. 14, at 9 a.m. and Aug. 15, at 4:15 a.m., unknown suspect(s) removed five window louvers to a maintenance office located on Operations Road and entered the office without permission. The unknown suspect(s) removed a black Sony stereo and twelve AA batteries.

2 MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

  1. On Aug. 11, between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m., unknown suspect(s) removed a yellow 2002 Suzuki dr200 dirt bike bearing license plate number 193HNW from a residence located near the 300 block on Ohai Street. Bike not located.
  2. On Aug. 12, between 4:28 a.m. and 5:19 a.m., unknown suspect(s) broke into a business, located near the 100 block on Kekuanaoa Street. Louvers were removed from a glass window on the side of the building to make entry. The suspect(s) removed a tool bag containing misc. hand tools and keys to the business truck. A 2005 white Nissan Frontier truck was removed from the property, then later returned along with the keys. Missing from the truck is a diamond plated truck box containing misc. tools. The video surveillance camera at the business was also removed.
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5 MOTOR VEHICLE BREAK-INS

  1. Between Aug. 10, at 7 p.m. and Aug. 11, at 6 a.m., unknown suspect(s) entered a 1989 Toyota pickup truck while it was parked, unattended in a parking lot located near the 100 block on W. Lanikaula Street. The vehicle’s driver window was down and the door was possibly unlocked. The suspect(s) removed the steering column trim and damaged the ignition attempting to start the vehicle.
  2. Between Aug. 10, at 9 p.m. and Aug. 11, at 11 a.m., unknown suspect(s) entered a 1999 Subaru Forester while it was parked, unattended in the parking lot near the 100 block on Olona Street. The vehicle was secured and there was no signs of how entry was made. The unknown suspect(s) removed the steering column trim and damaged the ignition attempting to start the vehicle.
  3. On Aug. 12, between 6 a.m. and 7:45 a.m., unknown suspect(s) had entered a 1998 Toyota Camry without permission through an unlocked door while it was parked on Kaiwiki Road. Unknown suspect(s) stole a Pioneer deck from within the vehicle.
  4. Between Aug. 12, at 8:45 p.m. and Aug. 13, at 6:45 a.m., unknown suspect(s) entered a green 2000 Toyota 4-door sedan while it was parked in a stall near the 900 block on Kilauea Avenue. A cellphone, pocket knife, flashlight, and a hat were stolen from the vehicle. The victim related that he may have left the vehicle unlocked.
  5. Between Aug. 11, at 1 p.m. and Aug. 14, at 4 p.m., unknown suspect(s) entered an unlocked 1991 Toyota Tercel while it was parked near the 400 block on Hualani Street. Unknown suspect(s) took a set of Craftsman tools and a Stanley vice grip.
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HPD NOTE TO BIG ISLAND RESIDENTS AND VISITORS

The Hawai‘i Police Department asks motorists to drive safely..

The HPD also asks residents and visitors alike to take the role as an observer: Watch for suspicious activity and notifying the police. You can make a difference!

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Anyone wanting to start or be part of a neighborhood watch in their area should contact one of the South Hilo Community Police officers at (808) 961-8121.

CONTACT INFORMATION

  • Emergency: 911
  • Non Emergency: (808) 935-3311
  • Crime Stoppers: (808) 961-8300
  • Vice/Drug tip hotline: (808) 934-VICE (8423)

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